Wednesday's attacks involved two suicide bombers targeting buses carrying Afghan troops in the country's capital
The U.S. may exit in 2016, but it will need to bring and keep Afghans at the table for a long time after that.
TIME talks to Taliban commanders who were involved in the exchange
A close look at video of Bowe's release
U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel told Congress on Saturday that the United States would be transferring five detainees from Guantanamo Bay. Their release is...
A Taliban commander close to the negotiations over the release of U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl told TIME by telephone Thursday that the deal made to secure...
The Taliban remains ideologically divided, and the Afghan government isn't necessarily prepared for talks.
"Do not come back to Afghanistan," militants are depicted telling Bowe Bergdahl. "If you do, next time we will kill you"
Now that the Taliban Dream Team is back on the field of battle, it will be that much easier to close Guantanamo—the administration's true priority.
Are the five Taliban leaders released by the U.S. in exchange for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl a threat to Americans? On numbers alone, the answer would seem to be yes. Of...